Episode 134: The Banner Saga

Episode 134: The Banner Saga

For this week's episode we review The Banner Saga, the new strategy RPG from Stoic.  The Banner Saga is also involved in some controversy over the use of the word "Saga" with Candy Crush Saga's developer, and trademark troll, King.com.  We don't get into that at all during the episode, but it's something everyone should be aware of and angry about!  For those unfamiliar with The Banner Saga, just do a google image search and salivate over the delicious hand drawn artwork for it.  During the episode we cover some of the mechanics a little more in-depth than our previous discussion.

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Episode 133: Next Gen Wishlist

With Corey on vacation, Dan, Will and Eric suffer through the cold both outside and in the studio.  For this week the Athletes decided to come up with a few ideas for what could make the next gen (current at this point)  even better.  Of course that means game ideas, hardware ideas, though we did kind of focus on ideas we would like to see implemented into games.  Will especially had a great game idea that we're not likely to see, but would probably be a blockbuster if done correctly...

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Watch Out For: Transistor

Watch Out For: Transistor

Just a few short days before the beginning of PAX East 2013, gamers were treated to an announcement from Supergiant Games ​about their new game titled Transistor.  ​ Supergiant Games is the creator/developer of the wonderful and critically acclaimed Bastion, played by 3 out of the 4 Thumbstick Athletes and highly recommended by said Athletes.  More after the jump...

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Episode 81: Gaming 101: RPG's

We invited Chris back into the studio with us to shed some light into the wonderful world of the RPG, covering from the humble roots of text based adventures to the technological masterpieces of today. The Athletes also update the listeners on our Four in February progress and get into some publisher discussion later on in the episode. Show notes after the jump, flash player below:

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